Amlodipine

DOSAGE FORMS

Capsule, Oral Suspension, Transdermal gel

GENERAL

Amlodipine works on the heart and blood vessels to help lower blood pressure. High blood pressure in animals can cause kidney damage and blindness. It should be used carefully in animals with heart failure or liver disease. It should not be used in pregnant animals.

PROPER USAGE

Do not skip doses or stop the medication. If a dose is missed, do not give 2 doses at once. It is usually given once daily. You will need to take your pet to the vet for blood pressure checks to make sure the medication is working.

SIDE EFFECTS

Amlodipine has very few side effects. Headache is a common side effect in humans. It can also cause water retention.

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